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Workshops - Standards

The following are school curriculum themes and topics that align well with the Fleet's workshops:

Float or Sink

Physical Sciences: Observing, measuring, manipulating objects in the environment


Making Sense of it All

Physical Science: Properties of materials

Investigation and Experimentation: Observing, using five senses, describing, comparing and sorting, communicating


Habitats

Kindergarten

Life Science: plants, animals, similarities and differences, structures

Investigation and Experimentation: Observing, predicting, comparing and sort common objects, communicate observations.

Grade 1

Life Science: Environments, plants, animals, adaptations

Investigation and Experimentation: Performing investigations, observing, relative positions.

Grade 2

Life Science: Life cycles, variation, characteristics

Investigation and Experimentation: Making predictions, comparing and sorting, recording data, following oral instruction.


Weather Watchers

Physical Science: States of matter, changing properties of substances

Earth Sciences: Measuring weather conditions, temperature, sun

Investigation and Experimentation: Drawing pictures, recording observations, repeating observations


Simple Machines

Physical Sciences: Motion, forces, machines

Investigation and Experimentation: Making predictions, measurement, comparing and sorting, following instructions


Sensational Solar System

Physical Sciences: Light, energy

Earth Sciences: Moon, lunar cycle, planets, orbits, Sun

Investigation and Experimentation: Making predictions, repeating observations, using numerical data, collecting and analyzing data


Electric Avenue

Physical Science: Electricity, magnetism, electromagnetism

Investigation and Experimentation: Formulating predictions, conducting multiple trials, measuring, drawing conclusions


Geology Rocks

Earth Science: Properties and identification of rocks and minerals, rock cycle

Investigation and Experimentation: Formulating predictions, conducting multiple trials, measuring, drawing conclusions


Body Works

Life Science: Body systems, digestion, circulation

Investigation and Experimentation: Developing questions, planning and conducting investigations, measuring, drawing conclusions, following instructions


Chemistry Concepts

Physical Science: Properties of matter, atoms and molecules, elements, chemical reactions

Investigation and Experimentation: Developing questions, planning and conducting investigations, identifying variables


Solar Science

Thermal Energy-Physical Science: Solar energy, transfer of heat, conduction, convection, radiation, resources

Investigation and Experimentation: Selecting tools and technology, communicating results, recognizing and interpreting evidence


Discovering DNA

Life Science: Types of cells, cell structures, inheritance, traits, genes, DNA structure

Investigation and Experimentation: Selecting tools, communicating results, making models


Forces in Action

Physical Science: Motion, velocity, balanced/unbalanced forces, vectors

Investigation and Experimentation: Plan and conduct scientific investigation, evaluate data, variables, apply mathematical relationships